Tag Archives: end of life care

Supporting Your Loved Ones in End-of-Life Care

April 19, 2024

Navigating the final stages of a loved one’s life is among the most difficult experiences any individual can face. Regardless of how much we plan for such a future, we may still be unsure what to say or how to help when this time comes. Nevertheless, the families of seniors in hospice can support their […]

What to Expect When Sending Your Loved One to an Elder Care Facility

November 15, 2023

Transitioning a loved one to an elder assisted living facility is an emotionally charged and challenging decision for families. Therefore, you must approach the topic with sensitivity, understanding, and thorough preparation. By having honest conversations, preparing financially, and providing continual support, seniors and their families can facilitate their elder’s shift into assisted living.  At Tysons […]

Making the Switch to Hospice Care

October 18, 2023

If you’ve already moved a senior loved one into assisted living, the prospect of shifting them again probably sounds taxing. However, mounting health problems and life-limiting symptoms may demand professional hospice support services. Many assisted living facilities offer this option; nevertheless, hospice or palliative care support services are distinct from daily elder care in that […]

Personal Senior Care: What Is It and What Does It Entail?

July 19, 2023

When your senior frequently relies on family and friends for assistance, it might signal the need to explore support options. And though understanding the nature of personal senior care can appear complicated, it need not be. Within assisted living facilities, skilled caregivers help your elderly family member regain the ability to accomplish the activities they […]

Aspects of Hospice Care for Seniors

July 14, 2021

What distinguishes hospice care from other care services is its focus on caring rather than curing. Also called “end of life care,” professional hospice support provides comfort and compassion to people nearing their end. Given its delicate nature, hospice deserves a close look and an explanation of its functioning, team members, financing, and more.  If […]

How to Finance Hospice Care

May 20, 2021

Moving a loved one into hospice care services can bring you up against financial challenges: how will you pay for it? How long can their savings (or yours) cover the expenses? Thankfully, several financial support options are available, including short-term loans, long-term insurance, or Veteran’s Aid. Those in need of hospice services in and around […]

What Do Hospice Care Nurses Do?

October 27, 2020

Seeing your aging loved one go through the many challenges near the end of their life is an emotional time, especially if they’re in need of hospice support. You can trust our experienced care team at Tysons Woods to provide the hospice support your loved one needs to live a comfortable life. At Tysons Woods […]